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Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Adventure
Publisher: Microids
Developer: Kheops Studio

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'Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon' Organizes Red Cross Blood Drive

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2008 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT

Mgr Arno Moriani, the “devil's advocate”, is carrying out a canonization process, investigating in the interwar years a potential candidate for beatification in Transylvania. His investigation is quickly wrapped up. The strange stigmata on the corpse are not the hallmark of some divine power. In fact, the villagers see it as the “mark” of Count Dracula. The bishop decides to carry out his own investigation to determine once and for all whether the vampire truly exists. But the reality is deceiving. Fiction is powerful. Doubts arise. And doubt begets fear…

September 1920, the Vatican appoints Father Arno Moriani, the "Devil's Advocate", to investigate a potential candidate for sainthood in Transylvania. But in the shadows of the disturbing ruins that were once Vlad the Impaler's castle, his investigation takes an unexpected turn...

There is obviously no sch thing as vampires... at least according to the official line of the Catholic Church. But how can you be so sure, standing in the swirling mists of Transylvania ?

Carry out your investigation amidst tales of bloody deeds and ancestral fears. Doubts start clouding your mind and doubt begets fear...

The Dracula Blood Drive will take place October 3-4 at eight locations throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Each blood donor will be entered into a drawing to win a copy of Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon for the PC as well as other give-aways.

“We are very excited to partner with Encore for the Dracula Blood Drive,” said Teresa Solorio of the American Red Cross. “We love having this opportunity to provide a fun environment for our donors, who are so generously giving of themselves to help others. If you have never donated before, now is a good time to start. If you have donated before, now is a fun time to donate again.”

“The American Red Cross does so much to help people in need and we are thrilled to be able to bring more attention to the importance of blood donation through our Dracula Blood Drive,” said Cal Morrell, president of Encore. “We look forward to a successful blood drive and hope people who have never donated blood take this opportunity to make a difference.”

The Dracula Blood Drive will take place at the following locations:

  • Pasadena Red Cross Donor Center
  • 133 North Altadena Dr., Ste. 103
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    Friday and Saturday - 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • West Los Angeles Donor Center

    11355 Ohio Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    Saturday only - 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

  • Encore Software Corporate Office
  • 999 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
    El Segundo, CA 90245
    Friday only – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Woodland Hills Donor Center

    6338 Variel Ave.
    Woodland Hills, CA 91367
    Friday and Saturday - 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Long Beach Donor Center
  • 3150 E. 29th Street
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    Friday – 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Saturday – 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

  • Pomona Donor Center

    100 Red Cross Circle
    Pomona, CA 91768
    Friday and Saturday - 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Fullerton Donor Center
  • 1144 Rosecrans Ave.
    Fullerton, CA 92833
    Friday and Saturday - 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Laguna Hills Donor Center

    22971 Mill Creek Drive
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653
    Friday and Saturday - 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Features :

  • A nail-biting investigation on the dividing line between myth and reality, folklore and history, medecine and superstition.
  • Thwart the shady schemes of the occult forces, using only your wits and logic. Compare, deduce, and solve the riddles barring your way and hindering your investigation or use the mouse to draw cursed symbols written in letters of fire!
  • Compare and decipher mysterious papers, old tables, manuscripts, engravings, precious vases, rune stones, ancient prophecies dating back to the origins of mankind and get to grips whith the most modern encryption process known in 1920 : the famous Enigma machine!
  • Interact and communicate whith the many colourful characters in the adventure, either face-to-face, by post or the era's ultra-modern means of communication: the telephone.
  • Set off on your adventure from Rome to Transylvania, Budapest to Turkey, venturing as far as the ancient cave prisons from which Vlad Tepes allegedly escaped.
  • Mouth-watering graphics, cutscenes and special effects, guaranteeing a dark and engrossing gaming experience.

Dracula 3, rated T, will be available in North America on August 25, 2008.


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